Five Ways To Ease Into a Plant-Based Lifestyle

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Living a sustainable life is hard and takes too much effort? Not in 2020. If you’ve been living an animal-based life to this point and always wanted to try going plant-based lifestyle, here are five simple tips to get started.

Start slow and look for your favorites

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The first step on the way to a plant-based journey is finding greener alternatives to some of your favorite products. This can be milk, yogurt, or even meat products! There are dozens of plant-based alternatives on the market these days. Try a few and find your new favorite. Then, try to slowly replace its animal-based version.

Learn new recipes

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A sustainable lifestyle is a great teacher, especially when it comes to cooking. There are many ways to either re-creating your favorite recipes and making them greener, or learning completely new ones. Plantie is your best friend here, as we post new plant-based recipes every week. Click here for some inspiration.

Related Article: Our Five Favorite Vegan Cookbooks You Need In Your Life

Read the ingredients

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This step is a habit for all vegans worldwide. Reading the ingredients and making a bit of research will let you know exactly what you’re eating. It takes a bit more time but makes you feel a lot better at the end.

Related Article: Your 7-Day Guide to At-Home Vegan Clean-Eating Regimen

Lower your footprint at the coffeeshops

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Next time you go to your local coffee shop for a latte, ask the barista to make the coffee plant-based (oat latte is the closest alternative in terms of taste and texture). The same goes for desserts. A lot of cafes make two versions of the same treats nowadays. Most of them taste identical to the ones you’re used to!

Try sustainable fashion

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Fashion has been going towards sustainability for the past ten years. As a result, new designers and brands are emerging every year. Their aim is not to make a profit from creating one-season items, but rather to create clothing that lasts forever. Recycled materials play a huge role in the sustainable fashion industry. Try to avoid fast fashion and visit second-hand, vintage stores instead. Also, take a look at some new names from the green fashion niche.

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